Bus and Coach Tours South Island, New Zealand. Explore New Zealand with South Island bus tours and coach tours and choose from a range of options including anything from, city circuit tours to national tours lasting weeks, from small group tours to large group tours. South Island bus and coach tours suit a range of budgets with options ranging from budget tours to luxury tours.

South Island Wide Bus and Coach Tours

With so much to see and do on the South Island, bus and coach tours offers a highly convenient and easy way to travel and make sure you pack in as much as possible during your stay. From the gateway 'Garden City' of Christchurch, bus and coach tours on the South Island head off to such unforgettable destinations as Queenstown, Mt Cook, Milford Sound, the West Coast and many more. more

Catering for either small or large groups, bus and coach tours follow specifically designed or bespoke itineraries, which can include an almost endless variety of South Island attractions and activities (hiking, wine and food, camping and adventure, national parks and gardens, mountains, glaciers to name but a few).

NB: This South Island directory is specifically for tourism companies that cover the South Island. They either have many outlets or are able to offer you a service throughout this part of the country.

Select Bus and Coach Tours in the South Island, New Zealand, from the list below.


    Beautiful landscapes make for nice holiday photos but we believe it is the people of the country that make for life long memories. Let us introduce you to the people of New Zealand through specially chosen B&Bs and lodges or with our hand picked guides that will share their stories, experience and local knowledge with you.

  • APT New Zealand - Nationwide

    APT is the leading tour operator in New Zealand. Brands include Australian Pacific Touring and Travelmarvel. Select escorted touring itineraries from eight days to three weeks duration by coach and rail, ranging from luxury through to affordable value.

    +64 9 302 5780
    0800 APTOURS (0800 278 687) (Free call - only within NZ)
    Suite 4 Level 1, 20 Augustus Terrace, Parnell, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
  • BANBURY RENTALS - Christchurch

    Offering experienced kiwi drivers to suit your groups itinerary, timetable and budget, are the team at Banbury Rentals. We specialise in bus tours anywhere in the South Island. We can arrange your tour whether it be a sightseeing tour around Christchurch or tramping trips. We have quality vehicles ranging from 22 to 37 seater charter buses and 11 seater minibuses.

    +64 3 377 5952
    0800 424 534 (Free call - only within NZ)
    Christchurch, New Zealand
  • BAYES COACHLINES - Nationwide

    We cater for all aspects of charter-work including day trips and longer excursions throughout New Zealand. With a wide range of vehicles including ones which are fully air-conditioned, wheelchair accessible and with luggage capacity, we have the vehicle for you. Our Auckland based Tour Division operates a modern fleet of touring coaches nationwide, catering for all requirements.

    +64 9 426 5504 or +64 9 377 5576
    0508 422 937 (Free call - only within NZ)
    123 Wilks Road, Dairy Flats, RD4 Albany 0794, Auckland, New Zealand
    Qualmark Quality Rating   Endorsed
    Silver Enviro Rating
  • CENTRAL MOTORWAYS -Central Otago

    Central Motorways operate a first class Coach / Bus Charter and Tour service throughout New Zealand. Whether you are looking for personalised bus tours, coach charters or minivan and bus rentals. We specialise in special occasion and conference travel and can provide great ideas to enhance your experience. Central Motorways provides transport to suit you with depots nationwide!

    +64 3 448 6868
    0800 487 488 (Free call - only within NZ)
    35 Russell Street, Alexandra 9320, Central Otago, New Zealand
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  • CLARK'S COACHLINES - New Zealand

    One of New Zealand's premier tour coach and charter bus operators. With over 30 years experience, we have what it takes to satisfy. Luxury tour coaches and charter buses provide air-conditioned comfort. We can assist to ensure you see the best of what New Zealand has to offer.

    +64 9 404 0096
    10 Gillies Street, Kawakawa 0210, Northland, New Zealand
  • CLICK-NZ.COM - New Zealand

    Just Listed Click-NZ for all NZ trip planning, free bookings and free advice on Cook Strait ferry bookings, scenic rail, buses & flights. RV and self-drive tours. NZ Adventure bookings. Abel Tasman National Park hiking. Glacier guiding, ski and ski-field lift passes. New Zealand rental cars and campervan bookings, accommodation. Click us first for all NZ Travel. Wir sprechen Deutsch.

    +64 3 548 1958
    PO Box 1795, Nelson, New Zealand

    Escorted North and South Island tours specifically designed for mature travellers. Proven itinerary can assure you a hassle-free, fun filled holiday. Enjoy a new experience, meet new friends and become part of our unique family. The best value for money tour on the market, enquire today.

    +64 6 357 3617
    +64 27 733 2244
    0800 339 933 (Free call - only within NZ)
    Palmerston North, New Zealand

    Experience the real New Zealand on these multi-award-winning bus tours. Trips include free hikes, amazing accommodation by lakes, mountains and oceans, superb bike rides, tasty meals, visits to a traditional Marae and access to NZ's most stunning National Parks. Unbeatable value, covers both islands and range from 3-28 days + the chance to take extended breaks, something for everyone.

    +64 3 547 0171
    0800 693 296 (Free call - only within NZ)
    1800 143 515 (Free call - only within AUS)
    4B Forests Road, Stoke, Nelson, New Zealand
    Qualmark Quality Rating   Endorsed
    Bronze Enviro Rating

    Grand Pacific Tours are the New Zealand coach holiday specialists offering a range of all inclusive, value for money holidays. Choose from four styles of touring with a selection of itineraries to suit all budgets and interests. Over 190 guaranteed departures per year.

    0800 444 673 (Free call - only within NZ)
    P.O.Box 25473, St Heliers, Auckland, New Zealand

    Gray Line offer premium coach tours to New Zealand’s best tourist destinations including Bay of Islands, Auckland, Rotorua, Waitomo, Queenstown and Milford Sound. But that’s not all. Everything we do - from our attraction packed tour itineraries, through to our luxury coaches, fantastic drivers and hosts – has been combined to ensure you really experience New Zealand.

    +64 9 307 7880
    0800 698 687 (Free call - only within NZ)
    64 Westney Road, Mangere, Auckland 2022, New Zealand
    Silver Enviro Rating
  • HAKA TOURS - New Zealand Wide

    Fully guided adventure and snow tours in small groups with passionate kiwi guides. Forget long coach journeys with different people constantly hopping on and off - Haka Tours offers the ultimate in New Zealand adventure - small group road trips exploring the best of what our beautiful country has to offer!

    +64 3 980 4252
    518 Linwood Avenue, Woolston, Christchurch 8062, New Zealand
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    Qualmark Quality Rating   Endorsed
  • JUST NEW ZEALAND - Nationwide

    With 20+ years experience delivering world class NZ adventures our team of New Zealanders are ready to show you the best destinations our country has to offer. We arrange worldwide bookings for: independent or guided coach tours; self drive holidays; great walks; accommodation; group tours; custom itineraries and sightseeing throughout New Zealand.

    1300 315 208 (Free call - only within AUS)
    New Zealand Wide
  • KIRRA TOURS - New Zealand Wide

    Discover stunning New Zealand on a Kirra Tours escorted coach holiday, the easiest and most rewarding way to experience this extraordinary destination. Whether it’s the warm sandy beaches of the north or the mysterious fiords and colossal ranges of the south, choose from our wide selection of touring options and join us for the journey of a lifetime.

    +64 3 450 1311
    0508 3675 4772 (Free call - only within NZ)
    1800 888 242 (Free call - only within AUS)
    57 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
    Qualmark Quality Rating   Endorsed

    Kiwi Experience is an adventure transport network for independent travellers who want to get off the beaten track. We can take you from the far north to the deep south and everywhere in between. You have the freedom to hop on and off the bus whenever you want while having the most unforgettable experiences on the planet!

    +64 9 336 4286
    1800 058 361 (Free call - only within AUS)
    85 Beach Road, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    Qualmark Quality Rating   Endorsed
    Silver Enviro Rating
  • KIWI TRAVEL & TOURS - New Zealand

    Kiwi Travel & Tours is a bespoke tour management company; specialising in “travel with a purpose” groups. We want you to have a wonderful South Pacific experience, so all itineraries are meticulously planned, and customised, to meet your requirements. Business, study abroad, education, industry and more. We are dedicated to showing you the best that Aotearoa has to offer.

    +64 9 413 9770
    +64 27 289 6866
    Auckland, New Zealand
  • LEOPARD COACHLINES - Christchurch

    You can rely on Leopard Coachlines to make your journey relaxing, comfortable and enjoyable with our modern fleet of buses and coaches. From your first contact, we'll take time to understand your needs, focus on your specific requirements and offer advice gained through years of experience. Leopard is a long established family business operating from depots in Christchurch and Auckland.

    +64 3 373 8100
    Landscape Lane, Middleton, Christchurch 8024, New Zealand
    Qualmark Quality Rating   Endorsed

    Experience the best of New Zealand's exceptional landscape and renowned hospitality with our small group tours ranging from 4 to 20 days. Visiting the North and South Island's most memorable destinations you'll discover natural wonders, beautiful private gardens and warm country hosts. MoaTrek's small group tours cater 18 travellers maximum and are designed for active travellers seeking unique experiences.

    +64 9 575 6063
    0800 662 462 (Free call - only within NZ)
    1800 449 596 (Free call - only within AUS)
    Level 2/69-71 Beach Road, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    Qualmark Quality Rating   Endorsed

    Over 190 New Zealand coach tours to choose from. Search and compare tours from the leading escorted brands or one of our unique independent tours. Our NZ coach touring experts can help you find the best tour for you and of course at the best price.

    +64 3 443 7892
    Level 1, 93 Ardmore Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
    Qualmark Quality Rating   Endorsed

    Beautiful landscapes make for nice holiday photos but we believe it is the people of the country that make for life long memories. Let us introduce you to the people of New Zealand through specially chosen B&Bs and lodges or with our hand picked guides that will share their stories, experience and local knowledge with you.

    +64 7 866 2250
    +64 27 453 2821
    91 Centennial Drive, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
    Qualmark Quality Rating   Endorsed
    Silver Enviro Rating

    New Zealand's largest privately owned bus and coach operator in New Zealand. We offer a fully comprehensive range of services from all our branches and operating areas. We are committed to providing consistent, safe, effective, high quality and reliable passenger transport. We have the experience to offer it all!

    +64 9 833 6053
    PO Box 95 085, Auckland, New Zealand
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  • SCENIC PACIFIC - Christchurch, Queenstown, Nationwide

    120 deluxe coach tours from two of New Zealand's top coach tour companies. Spectacular tours of Christchurch, Queenstown, Mt Cook, Milford Sound, West Coast Glaciers, Auckland, Rotorua, Taupo, Waitomo Caves and the Bay of Islands. A New Zealand coach tour is a truly exciting, refreshing and memorable trip of a lifetime. Over 70 years service to New Zealand Tourism.

    +64 3 359 3999
    0800 500 388 (Free call - only within NZ)
    PO Box 14037, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Qualmark Quality Rating   Endorsed
  • STRAY BUS - New Zealand

    Backpacker bus network for adventurous travellers of all ages. Stray links outstanding attractions on and off the beaten track, so you experience the best of NZ! We take time to do things along the way, including exclusive stops and activities. Expert guides provide invaluable local knowledge. You can use Stray as a bus tour or jump on/off anywhere you want.

    +64 9 526 2140
    1300 733 048 (Free call - only within AUS)
    50 Fort Street, Auckland Central, New Zealand
    Qualmark Quality Rating   Endorsed
    Gold Enviro Rating
  • THRIFTY TOURS - Nationwide

    We have New Zealand packaged and ready to go. Our independent coach tours depart every day using coach, train and ferry services with pre-booked accommodation and activities. All itineraries can be tailor made to meet your requirements. If you don’t find a Thrifty Tour that suits you, just ask for a personalised itinerary. We are the New Zealand travel specialists.

    +64 9 359 8380
    0800 803550 (Free call - only within NZ)
    Level 5, 18 St Martins Lane, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    Qualmark Quality Rating   Endorsed
    Silver Enviro Rating

    Check out our Budget Tours for the adventurous traveller: some include visits to the LOTR film sites. Plus we have our fully escorted Quality, Deluxe and Premium Coach Tours. Or try a Self Drive Tour and travel at your own pace; visit the LOR film sites, wineries etc. All Self Drive Tours include your rental car, plus pre-booked accommodation.

    +64 9 480 8144
    0800 585 000 (Free call - only within NZ)
    PO Box 36-646 Northcote, Auckland, New Zealand


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